Political Journalist. Knight-Wallace/Time Warner Fellow. Host of @TheJWordWCBN. @InsideElections Contributor. CNN vet. @MichiganDaily alum.

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Biography

Robert Yoon is a political journalist specializing in elections, debates, campaign finance, voting procedures, and the presidential nomination process. As CNN’s Director of Political Research, he covered five presidential campaign cycles and helped prepare eight different moderators for 30 presid...

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Here’s the link to my full interview with @CandyCrowley. Candy discusses her career, her stint as a 2012 debate moderator & reveals a big secret about her reading of the Starr Report on live TV!  https://soundcloud.com/wcbn/candy-crowley 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started my journalism career at CNN in essentially the same job I have now. I'm either very lucky or very unimaginative.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Usually to fill out pre-printed forms. I hated trying to line up the letters with the lines but loved all the cool noises they made

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Mike Donovan & Tony Leonetti from the original "V"

Emmy Award

2013 - "Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story — Long-Form"
For contributions to CNN's 2012 Election Night coverage -- "Election Night in America"

Emmy Award

2007 - "Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story — Long-Form"
For contributions to CNN's 2006 Election Night coverage -- "America Votes 2006"